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across america, cities and towns, homes and businesses all depend upon one basic resource. modern civilization and life itself would be impossible without it. woman: okay, so today, we're going to look at how do we get our water? narrator: and today, it's a matter of simply turning on the tap. so often, we forget about the value of water. water is a commodity that is essential to life. 100 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine turning on the tap water. and now, it's an expectation. narrator: over 300 million people live in the united states. and each person uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day. man: what it takes to actually make clean water is somewhat a mystery to most customers. woman: so how does water get from the river into your house, or here at school? woman: somebody has to bring that water to us, and somebody has to take it away when we're finished with it. man: the water infrastructure is vital for disease protection, fire protection, basic sanitation, economic development, and for our quality of life. man: you just can't visualize all the assets th
in this investigation. wjz is live at city police headquarters. investigator mike hellgren has the new information from detectives. mike? >> reporter: denise, this is a story that is nothing short of heartbreaking. there's a family tonight who has yet to bury a 15-year-old high school freshman. but there's also hope in new pictures, including one exclusive to wjz that police hope will solve this case. >> reporter: police released images showing the brutal attack on 15-year-old deon tay smith. they believe they showed the teen responsible for stabbing him to death outside the mcdonald's, outside of howard and fayette. smith was among the more than 200,000 ravens fans who daght -- gathered downtown to celebrate tuesday. wjz was this, as family members came to the teenager's home in east baltimore to comfort his mother. some wore memorial t-shirts. the victim's uncle remembers his nephew as a wonderful young man. >> i do not want to say anything or have the family do anything to jeopardize an ongoing investigation. this is a time for my family and for the baltim
in a couple of minutes. >> the new report released today shows the city does not make -- if the city does not make major cuts and reforms bankruptcy may be the only option. some reaction to the report. >> the report put out by philadelphia based public financial management, inc. shows with the city's books will look like in 10 years. aggregator pour the news is not good. meaning deep cuts could be on the way. >> if we act now, if we act decisively and boldly, we can change the trajectory for the city. >> mayor stephanie rawlings on the defensive. baltimore may be in financial ruin by fiscal year 22 -- 2022. take a closer look at the numbers. in 10 years the city will be $745 million in the hole. add to that an additional $1.30 billion for failing infrastructure as well as health-care and pension benefits for retirees and you're talking more than $2 billion in the hole. >> this report is a wake-up call to the city say we need to get the finances in order. our expenses are somewhat less than our revenue. thompson university economist said the numbers are concerned because the city cannot ta
moving into virginia and north carolina. we have torrential downfalls right now. you see new york city is at 33 degrees. that's going to be an area where we will see that snow start off as rain and then it changes in the back side of the storm. so most of today, it's okay in new york city but then it turns into tonight. we do are blizzard warnings in the bright pink here. that's an area where we could end up with two feet of snow. there's only really been four snowstorms with two feet of snow in boston. this could be the fifth one and a crippling storm. >> living up to the label historic. >> absolutely. >>> turning now to california where a massive manhunt has the los angeles area on virtual lockdown. the lapd even putting extra security at their headquarters because the spblgt used to be one of their own. christopher dorner is wanted in multiple shootings spanning six days. the 33-year-old said he's declaring war with the lapd after losing his job. according to his late and rambling manifesto, he wants to revenge until his name is clear. he writes the violence of action will be high.
friend though just wrote me and said rain, snow has turned to rain in new york city so the snow line may be moving north. there is some of that rain. san jose, campbell, some of that though looks to be drive english back toward parts -- loss gatos, saratoga and the santa clara valley, back toward santa cruz and toward monterey. 50s on the temperatures today. 52, 53, i kept -- when i do my own temperatures i kept getting those. santa rosa may be a little warmer. next week very quiet. not quiet back east. they are on wall to wall coverage and boston looks to be -- boston north really, new hampshire, rhode island up to maine look to be the main areas to get hit by this system that will develop today and into the weekend. tor i i believe is live in boston. >> reporter: there is a lot of an advertise about this storm. this will be an epic event. the snow has started, it's windy, bitterly cold and throughout the day the snow will pick up and then the overnight at some point it'll be to the point where it's about two to three inches an hour, reaching about two feet. the earlier you arrived at
. city leaders have announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the capture of christopher dorner. it's the largest award for a man hunt. the mayor of los angeles calls this a case for domestic terrorism. we'll have more coming up at 6:15. >>> today mississippi's governor will tour the damage left behind by destructive tornado that injured more than a dozen people. it touched down in hattiesburg yesterday. damaging businesses and homes. a state of emergency was declared on campus at the university of southern mississippi where the tornado damaged a number of buildings. >> it was just like you hear tornado described. it was very, very quick. the buildings are shaking. >> the storms threat is gone and now the cleanup begins. the school district has canceled classes because of the storm dang. >>> time now 6:07. the effects of that deadly blizzard in the northeast is still being effect this morning. some people are getting back to work or going to school this morning. and some highways have reopened. electricity is back on for hundreds of thousands of people. but still 90% of t
continues for the former los angeles police officer wanted for murder. city leaders have announced a $1 million reward for information leading to theture of christopher dorner. it's the largest reword ever. they oflaglessless. >> i will tolerate this reign of terror that has jobbeds of that piece of mind. we will not tolerate this murder remaining at large. >> he is in the snow covered mountains of big bear. search teams will soon use airborne drones. the killings prompted countless reports of sightings in and around the los angeles area. yesterday a shopper contacted police saying he spotted dorner inside a lowe's home improvement store. police immediately went to the store and asked hundreds of people to leave and conducted a massive search. glum man curt if now despite the increase in security music's biggest night went off without a hitch. coming up we'll tell you who some of the grammy big winners were including one from right here in the bay area. >>> time is 5:06. the northeast is still recovering from that big weekend snowstorm. some things though are feting back to normal. peop
to get up to 3 ft. of snow, while new york city is expected 10 to 14 in.. to the south, philadelphia was looking at a possible two to 5 in.. the snow is expected to start friday morning with the heaviest amounts cummingtonite into tomorrow morning. the snow could block some residents indoors for days, as the forecast calls for a potentially historic winter storm. dingto gk up on the essentials like milk, bread and batteries. it is also leaving a huge impact on travel. >> i just got off to phone with the duty manager and he stated that there have been flights that have been canceled. boston has had three flights canceled and then this block to york jfk, they have six of slides that have also been canceled. philadelphia is on time but that still may change. we are talking about the arrival times. we are way ahead into the future but according to the duty manager they are doing this just to make sure that people are not caught off guard. 39 departures and 18 arrivals. at terminal 1 at united they are rebuilding their passengers. they have a lot of scrambling going on. >> storm tracker 4
neighborhoods in the city of los angeles. tori, there has never been a case like this in southern california. and there has never been a reward like this because of that, a million dollars for information leading to the arrest and conviction of christopher dorner. tori? >> all right. thank you, hal. >>> the government will investigate the fatal crash of a movie production helicopter in los angeles county. three people died when the shopper went down at the ranch south of palmdale early yesterday morning. they were filming a new reality show for the discovery channel. discovery called the crash a tragic accident and said it was cooperating fully with authorities. the faa says the cause of the crash is still not known. >>> 7:15. five people have been killed in a cruise ship accident on the canary islandses. a lifeboat from a thompson cruiser ship fell into the ocean during a safety drill. five crew members were killed and three others were hurt. 1400 passengers were on board at the time, no passengers were hurt. meantime, more than 4,000 people are stranded on a cruise ship in the gulf of mexi
on the northeast. could bring easily up to 2 feet to new york city, long island, all of connecticut, all of rhode island, eastern massachusetts, coastal new hampshire and maine blizzard warnings. millions of people, hours left to prepare, the blizzard of 2013 is starting today. you can see where it's located behind me, off the outer banks of north carolina, the heavy rain shield goes up through the mid-atlantic, all the way into southern jersey. the snow part of the storm has yet to begin. that will happen as we go through the morning hours and especially after noon today into new england. that's really your cut-off time if you're anywhere from federal jersey northward. whatever you have to get done, you'll do it in rain this morning. after about noon, get off the roads. that's when we could get stuck and we want plows to be able to clear everything out. as far as the snow totals go, this is the latest thinking on the storm. we're looking at the possibility of over 2 feet in a huge section of eastern new england. that's the historic part of the storm, from the boston area down to providence. look
to these type of storms and to use common said stay off the city. stay home. >> this could be the similarities between the historic 1978 and today would not be quite as dramatic. >> for some, that stalledstall.t instead the two-three days it more perhaps just 24 hours. >> the hardware stores, groceries stores and with everybody is being advised to ride it out. and here in boston they are expecting to see the of worst of this with the possibility of a two-3 in. per hour. and also along the coast of winds of 75 mph and the risk of flooding. tory done it-- dunnin....affected airports include boston, newark, and j-f-k. so far this morning. 16 flights to boston have been cancelled. around 35 flights to j-f-k have been cancelled. and 13 departing flights to newark have been cancelled. nationwide, airlines have instituted flexible rebooking waivers and are pre-emptively canceling more than 3,000 flights ahead of the major winter storm. we do not have to worry about snowfall but what about rainfall? >> the southern portion of the bay area is contending with some great. we do see some light rainfall fo
york city to boston. that includes providence and hartford. could experience 18 to 24 inches plus of snow over the next 24 hours. areas in pink, most of new york, that's a winter storm warning. and locally we're dealing with this winter weather advisory and overnight the weather service included howard county and montgomery county, and loudoun county under a weather advisory until 11:00 this morning. there's your forecast. clouds by 5:00 p.m. though the winds will pick up. that will be another story. gusting to 40 miles per hour later tonight as the storm cranks up. more details coming up in a few minutes. let's do traffic and julie wright has your latest on the roads. >> on the southbound side of i- 95 we're finding wet pavement with rain. this is where i have not one, but two separate accidents. southbound i-95 after lorton before route one. two left lanes tied up at the scene. delays are building heading southbound. a lot of cones. vdot on the scene with a roll back, tying up the two left lanes southbound. second crash occurred closer to route one. the two right lanes blocked.
in this city there was nothing but rainfall. 41 degrees downtown. a breeze out of the north northwest act of miles an hour. the front over to the east continues to deepen. it will become a monster storm from new jersey to new england and new jerseypossibly dropping a couple feet in spots. sunshine in phoenix and denver. san francisco, maybe not some rain and fog in seattle. we will tell you what to expect for the weekend coming up. that's the latest. back to you. >> thank you. the storm in the northeast is already affecting the washington area. the threat of severe weather is keeping would-be travelers on the ground. here's john gonzalez. >> a storm expected 3 feet of snow from new york city to boston. cracks three hours. i put it in my card and it said canceled. >> at reagan national, security line zebulon all day as travelers try to go north ahead of the blizzard. >> they said maybe tomorrow. >> 3000 northeast-bound flights have been grounded already. >> one stop in philadelphia and that could turn into quite a mess. >> and reagan national airport, essentially every flight headed northb
to intensify through the evening here. salt and sand is being loaded into trucks in cities across the northeast. >> we have a 34,000 tons of salt over 600 pieces of equipment ready to be deployed throughout the storm. >> still, in boston and other areas where the snow is moving in, it may not be enough. in maine, 19 cars with part of a pile-up that started when a driver lost control on the ice. as conditions get worse, the governor of massachusetts has now closed roads across the entire state. >> i have now signed an executive order banning vehicle traffic effective at 4:00 today. >> air travel is also out. more than 3,000 flights have been canceled and that number is expected to grow along with accumulations of snow across the regionment snowplows, blowers and shovels are working overtime but can't -- it could threaten power lines. >> that's our biggest concern. this storm presents variables that could produce some pretty extraordinary winds. >> with the potential of being holed up inside for several days, families are making a last-minute dash to make sure they have what they need to get thro
to new york city is kind of a question mark. we have blizzard watches that have now been issued for areas of southern connecticut and that's new. last night, from boston to providence. so the i-95 corridor is the biggest area of concern for the heavy snow, the gusty winds, probably impossible travel on i-95. all of new england and much of new york state is under the winter storm watch. now, as far as our computers go, we're looking at the heaviest snowfall amounts. you're talking historic snows possibly in that i-95 corridor from the boston to providence corridor. about 20 inches of snow for this area. then a little less from new haven to new york city because we may get a winter mix during the day on friday. changing over to snow on the back side. as far as historic goes, the best chance of that happening, the coastal flooding, the damaging winds, hurricane force winds that would be on cape cod 'the i-95 corridor from boston to providence. if you're traveling there, you're not going to do it friday into saturday. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather o
to be swift, heavy and dangerous. >> stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: the storm already struck the midwest, blanketing chicago with snow and leaving cars in ditches in wisconsin. along the densely i-95 corridor from new york, boston and beyond, preparations are under way. crews across the region loaded up salt trucks and are ready to hit the road. >> it will probably be a long four days, which is tough on anybody. >> reporter: no doubt, there is a lot of work ahead. new york has 6,300 miles of streets to plow. >> we have more than 250,000 tons of salt on-hand. >> reporter: in new jersey, residents brace for the storm, even though they haven't recovered from the devastation left behind by superstorm sandy. >> trying to batten down the hatches here, if any storms are coming. the last one ruined us totally. >> reporter: new england residents rushed out to stock up on essentials. >> this is panic shopping. so, bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> reporter: the fire department was even called into a supermarket in salem, massachuset
a big city like manhattan, right? >> of course. it's a shock wave, basically. the physics of it is it hits the earth's atmosphere and feels like a brick wall to it. because of how fast it is moving. and when you hit a brick wall you basically explode. that's what happened here. exploded in midair. that shock wave shatters glass or anything sort of fragile and breakable over a huge radius. remember the oklahoma city bomb that destroyed the building it hit, but of course much glass was broken in the surrounding area. that's the effect of a shock wave air blast of an explosion of this kind. >> this seems to have come without warning. is this the sort of thing that scientists aren't able to detect in the atmosphere? >> yeah. below a certain size asteroid, they come in without warning. exactly. above a certain size, a radar can detect them. the military certainly has a smaller threshold for what they can see coming in. by the time you see them coming in, there's no defense against them. something this size is not going to render the human species exstint. something large enough
and a number of other cities. starting this afternoon, amtrak is suspending service between new york and new england. >> the worst of the storm is expected to hit this evening, with hurricane-force winds. we begin our coverage, now, with abc's pretty arla. >> reporter: all of the towns on the northeast, with estimates it could drop up to 2 1/2 feet of snow. massachusetts governor due value patrick says this storm will make safe travel nearly impossible. >> accumulation is expected to be swift, heavy and dangerous. >> stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: the storm struck the midwest, blanketing chicago with snow and leaving cars in along the i-95 corridor from new york, boston and beyond, preparations are under way. crews across the region loaded up salt trucks and are ready to hit the road. >> it will probably be a long four days, which is tough on anybody. >> reporter: no doubt, there is a lot of work ahead. new york has 6,300 miles of streets to plow. >> we have more than 250,000 tons of salt on-hand. >> reporter: in new jersey, residents brace for the storm
with city police at the closed rosewood center. his instructor accidentally shot him in the forhead. the chief surgeon stabilized him but offered no predictions concerning his neurological future. no know ones why live ammo was being used. all training is on hold pending the investigation. it's common for smaller departments to train at the academy. >>> a murder suicide near college park continues to shock that community. yesterday morning 23-year-old devon green a college park grad student shot and killed his house mate, 22-year-old steven grain and injured another person. deck traffic information any time log -- detectives say green was offering from a mental illness >>> a school system employee is accused of having sex with a student. 35 year old amanda miller is charged with abusing a 15-year-old. they they had sex in his driveway. a number of nude pictures were passed between the two as well. >>> good news for bwi. another record setting year is in the books. more than 22 million people passed through the parpt. -- through the airport. >>> stay with wjz 13, maryland's news stat
already. we're seeing a wintry mix here in new york city as we take a live look at our plaza. in a few hours, it's going to turn to all snow. the winds will be howling, travel nearly impossible. we're covering the storm from all angles this morning. let's start with al roker, he is in boston. that is the city, boston, expecting to get slammed, al? >> absolutely, matt. they've closed the schools today. amtrak canceling trains after the 1:00 train between new york and boston. the airports as we said closed. not closed but no flights. flights have been canceled. this is going to be the case up and down the northeast coast. here's what we've got. we've got two systems, a clipper coming across the great lakes, low pressure making its way up the east coast. and you can see the moisture from that system along the coast, the cold air being dragged in from the clipper. they will combine eventually later this morning into this afternoon. as we see the clipper transfer its energy over to the east coast system, that will draw in the cold air behind it, bringing up the moisture from the atlantic an
the world, matt. >> it's the middle of the afternoon, claudio, there in vatican city. s it he a place where tourists and pilgrims gather on a daily bases. any idea the reaction of the people among the street or in the plaza? >> reporter: oh, yeah. we spoke to a number of people here. they saw all of the cameras charging over them. they were there to visit st. peter's square on a quiet monday morning as the tourists do here. they asked us what is going on. nobody really got the news. when they told them pope benedict xvi was redesignisignry didn't know. actually, he can, but obviously, no pope has done that for 700 years. so no wonder people are aware of that. for now on that may change the course of the catholic church in the future as well as pope benedict xvi is setting an example. if you don't have the strength to carry on let someone younger and more strength to carry on the mission. >> it certainly is a monument ool announcement. claudio, thank you very much. >>> this morning we spoke with greg burke the senior communication adviser to the holy see in rome. we began by asking him how m
moments before the crash. >>> and search for answers. what happened to the new york city mother found murdered in turkey? we'll talk to her mother "today," monday, february 4th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm willie geist in this morning for matt. we have the backup generators all gassed up just in case. super bowl xlvii will be remembered for a long time. yes, for the game's dramatic finish but perhaps more so for that power outage. if the ravens had not held on to win that game we would be talking conspiracy theories. >> apparently the game got very exciting toward the end of it. when the lights went out etook it as a personal hint and went straight to bed. >> i've been briefing uh-uh on the outcome of the game all morning long. >> we'll be live in new orleans. and the ravens head coach john harbaugh, will be here to join us to tell us what it was like to beat his brother's team in t
baltimore city charter schools may be forced to close sooner rather than later. the school board is expected to make its final decision tuesday. that's when the district would officially canceled the contract of schools like the baltimore freedom academy. students lobbied state lawmakers. >> the school has helped me out a lot. it-change to meet. made my parents more proud of me. it means that i can walk up to my parents and let them know i am doing something good with my life. >> an advisory panel recommended the changes. the review was based on still -- on school climate, academic performance and financial management. next, a win win for baltimore? >> fine dining at a tasty festival. celebrating bacon. >> we do have a chance in the 7 day forecast. 35 of the airport. still ravens are suffering from the superbowl. lawmakers are talking about making the raven an official state bird. elementary school students convinced him to introduce the bill. if it were to pass, the ravens would have to share the honor with the oral. -- with the oriole. tourism officials are hoping the rest of the world wil
>>> good morning. breaking news. snow falling in new york city this morning as what's expected to be an historic blizzard just starts to bear down on the northeast. the entire region at a standstill. al is tracking it all from the city that could be hardest hit, boston. >>> a killer still on the loose in california this morning, police going door to door overnight, searching for a fo formfor former l.a. police officer. >>> and hacked. word this morning that someone managed to break into the personal e-mail accounts of members of the bush family, revealing private messages involving both former presidents. and a criminal investigation is under way "today," friday, february 8th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guttihrie. people around here are bracing themselves, snow already starting to fall in new york city. we're seeing a little bit of it in the we
with the help of her 6-year-old son, and it sure has paid off as she hase welcome from new york city tammy austin. so pretty. >> thank you. [kiss] meredith: good to see you. all right, tammy, we discovered yesterday that your son is a fan of this show, he's been helping you prepare, that you are also a risk taker... >> apparently. meredith: not afraid to make some guesses. well, they certainly paid off. >> they did yesterday. meredith: but at what point do you think, "i probably won't be risky" at some point in this game? >> well...usually my line is that if it doesn't take a lot of preparation or endurance or training, i'll do it. meredith: uh-huh. >> i've been kind of training for this one by collecting useless knowledge for a long time. meredith: ha ha! >> we'll see, you know? it's ok. it's actually not useless anymore. meredith: and i know you can use the money. it's been flooding in your apartment recently, so... >> yes. we had 4 feet of water in my apartment yesterday. meredith: oh, my god. >> so i had no hot water this morning. so i'm here. it's a nice day to be on tv when you can't
of the month. rich richard engel is live in the vatican city. >> reporter: it's an act of humility and encourage to make way for a younger man. 24 hours later there's still shock in the vatican city. >> shocked. disappointed. sad. >> reporter: this morning roman catholics, tourists, even some church officials wondered if this can be a moment to revitalize the church after pope benedict xvi's unexpected decision to step down. >> personally i didn't agree with a lot of the things he believed and prepared. >> this will bring change for the church. >> reporter: in making his announcement the 85-year-old pontiff who has been looking frail asked for forgiveness. i have to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the min nus stri entrusted to me he told a gathering of cardinals in latin saying his advanced age forced the decision. just hours later these images circulated around the world. these are unusual times for the vatican. the last time a pope abdicated under similar circumstances was more than 700 years ago, sell less stein v. they don't send messages or contradict the new pop
city and up to mackinaw city, weep are looking at about 6 to 9 inches of snow. we're going to get to your local forecast in just a sec, but first this message. tell me you miss me. that's all i need. [ female announcer ] for everything they need to hear this valentine's day, there's a hallmark card. >>> 7:20 on a thursday morning. happy valentine's day to you. a live look just a spectacular start to the day over the san francisco bay. you can clearly see the bay bridge here. we do have fog out there. travel cautiously. as we head throughout the afternoon, upper 60s and eastbound low 70s. santa cruz, 71. 68 inland. 68 bayside even warmer as we head into the end of the week. >>> and that's your latest weather, savannah? >> all right, al, thanks. >>> coming up much more on the breaking news, the stunning arrest of olympic runner oscar pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend. we're going to talk to somebody who knew the victim. but, first, this is "today" on >>> still ahead, we find out why savannah is toting tables across new york city. >>> and the nation's newest of medal of hono
of the school bus. >> that's right. elizabeth plan is in midland city, alabama with the very latest. good morning, what you can tell us? >> well, today is certainly a day for mourning as they lay to rest charles poland the man who protected those children. while we know the community is still waiting on baited breath for the safe return from that little boy. very little information from the sheriff's office. cancelled press conference. another one set for this morning. all eyes are on this man jimmie lee dykes. the sheriff's department tells us they are in constant communication with him. the little boy is being taken care of. meaning on this chilly morning there is heat inside of that underground bunker. is he getting coloring books and medication. as we know that bunker is stockpiled with god and other supplies. folks here really trying to stay strong. they are holding a prayer vigil every night right around 5:00 in the evening praying for that little boy. they hope he is brought home to his mother safely. listen here. >> my prayer is that there will be a miracle and that god will softe
that goes into the super bowls, all the rehearsal, not just in new orleans but any city, the question a lot of people were asking last night and this morning is, how could that have happened? do we have any more information about what happened last night? entergy. they're still calling it an abnormality which we were able to figure out ourselves. willie the shame of it is, this had been such a spectacular comeback week for new orleans. it's a great american city. this was a celebration of the city, and everything went so great until there were about 13:22 left in the second half of the super bowl. >> and then we got a good game after that. so i don't think anybody will blame the city for that one. mike, surviving in the dark in new orleans last night, thanks so much. coming up, much more -- >> we'll have a touch football game. >> sounds good. more on the super bowl, the commercials, half-time show coming up a little bit later. for now here is savannah. >> thank you. now to the tense hostage drama in alabama, entering its seventh day. this morning, police say they are still communicating wit
. gabe gutierrez is in midland city once again this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. federal agents spent park of the night checking the scene for possible explosives. federal law enforcement officials tell nbc news that the fbi somehow managed to get a secret camera inside that bunker, and that's how they decided to move in. a dramatic end to a six-day standoff. in alabama monday, a federal hostage team stormed an underground bunker, where this man, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes, was holding a 5-year-old, known only as ethan, captive. >> very special child. he has been through a lot. he has endured a lot. by the grace of god, you know, >> reporter: the two spent 143 hours in the underground shelter, stocked with supplies. law enforcement officials watching closely every minute from the ground and the air, using small, unmanned aircraft. based on sketches from a neighbor who says he was once inside dykes' bunker, we now know the shelter had a hatch and ladder and pvc pipe that, at times was used to communicate with dykes actually ran sideways, 50 yards under ground to
later in the show. right now we want to go to vatican city in rome where nbc's anne thompson has more on the first appearance from pope benedict xvi since his announcement that he's stepping down at the end of the month. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. this is ash wednesday. it's usually a somber day in the catholic church. there's a celebratory air here in vatican city as the pope begins what some are calling his farewell tour. this morning, the public getting its first chance to express their appreciation for pope benedict since announcing his abdication. with the end of his papacy days away. a church famous for its rituals, vatican officials are working without a script as benedict moves into retirement. what are you going to call pope benedict once he steps down? >> i don't think he will be the pope emeritus. one of his other titles is the bishop of rome. he will probably be the americas bishop of rome. >> reporter: showed a flare for fashion, earning the nickname the prada pope. this monastery is being renovated for pope benedict. it will have a library for
vatican city. thank you for being with us on what i know is a busy morning for you. >> good morning. yes, it's a little hectic, straight away. >> the first question is how much of a surprise was this? clearly the pope was not in great health. he had talked about his willingness to step aside if he felt his health was such that he couldn't perform the duties of pope and yet we hear from our producer in rome, real surprise, almost shock at this. >> well, it is a surprise. although i think people had fair warning because it was a few years ago in a book called "light of the world," a book that i suggest to a lot of people, long interview with the german journalist, peter seawald and the journalist asked the pope if he would resign at any time. he said something interesting, because this was in the midst of a scandal and all that stuff. and he said well, now is certainly not the time. it's not a time to run when you're at great risk or in an emergency period. but he said, i do believe there are times when a pope, if he doesn't have the strength, can and even should resign. so, we did have fa
for the city that's hosted the most super bowls. both cities have done ten. so they're the most popular cities in the country for the big dance. >> and next year it's coming to this area. it will be in the meadowlands. >> that's right. >> it's going to be a lot of fun. and we have a lot of generators. so the power won't go out there. i can almost guarantee it. >> i don't like super bowls in cold weather. we'll see how that works out here next year. and our super bowl coverage does not end here. later this half hour, how super bowl commercials can improve an actor's career. also, we'll talk about our favorite ads from the night. so keep it on abc news all morning long. >>> and now moving on to breaking -- or rather hard news. doctors in great britain plan to update the condition of the pakistani schoolgirl shot by the taliban after two big operations. malala was shot by the taliban because she wanted an education. surgeons in birmingham reconstructed her skull and restored her hearing in what may be her final two operations. good to see that she's doing better. >> remarkable young lady. that's
an italian villa city. >> it sure does. >> it's gorgeous. we salute you capitola, california. great stuff going on. 61 in sacramento. 67 at san francisco. palm springs at 75. phoenix, you're a couple degrees above normal at 68 degrees. there's a light dusting of snow away from the coastline. big cities didn't get it. we're getting drier air. 46 in philadelphia. 46 in new york city. we'll say 42 in boston. is ouregrees, that .emperature we are around the freezing mark around maryland. anything elevated, bridges and passes. pleasant conditions, and high 47 and 52. a great day. tomorrow, we will see some dayds move in late in the with a wintry mix late. much >> little cold front drops into florida. but beautiful skies across the gulf coast today. we'll have more weather when we come back in a minute. >> thank you, sam. >>> coming up on "gma," the high school sweetheart murder trial. a star football player accused of slashing his girlfriend to death. his defense is insanity. >>> and one cousin defending another. jenny mccarthy lashing out at the film critic who savaged melissa mccarthy in his
city and to the beltway. not the best visibility. in maryland 270 on the beltway in college park, silver spring, toll road, all clear. no. these d.c., in the seat pleasant area, there's an abandoned house fire on feel placed just off eastern ave. this is east of 295, a stretch of eastern avenue closed between borrows avenue and foot street. the beltway is open for everyone. back to you. >> it's 37 degrees on this monday. >> america's top dog show kicks off in the big apple today. [ female announcer ] coffee-mate natural bliss. ♪ ♪ made with milk, cream... a touch of sugar... and pure, natural flavors. ♪ ♪ who knew being natural could be so delicious? coffee-mate natural bliss, from nestle. now try new delicious low fat chocolate. krug a $1 million reward is being offered for the former lapd officer suspected of killing three people in california. the mayor of los angeles and elsevier board, citing authorities will not tolerate the reign of terror. christopher dorner was fired from the department in 2008. he vows to kill more police of
the next pope could be an american? we're live in vatican city with new details. >>> and nightmare, passengers on a cruise chip stranded in the gulf of mexico say conditions are getting worse and there's word this morning that their journey will be even longer "today," tuesday, february 12th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. important news breaking overnight. u.n. security council is going to hold an emergency meeting this morning to address north korea's overnight nuclear test. >> this is north korea's third nuclear test, but the first under its new leader, kim jong un. we'll have a live report from the pentagon straight ahead. >>> a big development in the story we've been following, two men now charged in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old chicago girl who performed at the president's inauguration. we'll get reaction to that news from her parents who, by the way, will
ladies at a condominium at the city of big bear reported he confronted them tied them up held them hostage and stole two vehicles. now police are confident they have the right man. >> guys down! [ gunfire ] >> reporter: acting on reports of carjacking law enforcement officials quickly tracked the man accused of targeting police officers and their families. >> the suspect stole the vehicle matched the description. he crashed the car and then took off into the forest. >> reporter: as he barricaded himself in this empty cabin, the man believed to be dorner fired a .50 caliber sniper weapon shooting two deputies killing one of them. >> we have an officer down officer down. >> copy officer down. >> we are right in the center of the action here we are right where this is happening. >> reporter: following tactical teams our cbs news crew was caught in the middle of a second fire fight. [ gunfire ] christopher dorner's hold up in a cabin about 100 yards behind our position right now. you can see authorities and the s.w.a.t. teams with their guns drawn, armored vehicle jus
benefits or long-term equity, it just made sense, if they were all going to be in one city, put them in a house together. now their problem is how they're going to live together in terms of how they share the food and the bathrooms and so forth, but at least they're in the house. c-span: you have an investment club in your church. >> guest: that's right. right. c-span: how did an investment club get into a church? >> guest: well, what happened was, about a year and a half ago, i had a meeting. i meet on monday nights with about 120 men, and i was looking at the stock market as--at that point, i guess it was doing about 7,000. and i said to the men that night, 'you know, the stock market about three or four years ago was doing 4,000, and people were rejoicing about it. today the market hit 7,000. does that mean anything to anyone in this room? how many of you have investments in stocks and bonds?' only three hands went up. and when that--when i saw that, i said, 'my god, i have to do something about this.' so i asked them where their investments were, and to my surprise, the majority
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